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2014 Harvest Complete

Blog: Oregon Trail Garlic   -   Tuesday August 12, 2014   -   By Kevin

2014 Garlic Harvest is complete!  What a beautiful and bountiful harvest.  We have a lot of new varieties available this year on our website, that you should could and taste! Perhaps for the last time, we have a HUGE amount of Chesnok Red available...

Tomato Season

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday August 11, 2014   -   By Phil

  Tomatoes; finally. About 10 days later than usual, but all the heirlooms are beginning to come in. Nice size, very little cracking, the bushes are loaded with them. No sign of blight (it's been a very wet year), plants are healthy and don't appear to be...

6 Tips For Preparing Your CSA Produce

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday July 31, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

The shift towards seasonal eating can be difficult, but having the joy of farm fresh vegetables is well worth it. With CSA registration, you are about to take off on a culinary adventure, so we’ve put together a few tips to help you out along the way.   ...

Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday July 07, 2014   -   By Arlene

Home Farm Herbery’s Natural Red Velvet Cake Makes two 9-inch cakes or 24 cupcakes   Ingredients  2-1/2 cups cake flour 3 tbsp. NATURAL cocoa powder (not Dutch processed or dark) 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp....

Walk the Walk

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday July 01, 2014   -   By Brian

It is farmer’s market time.   From the beginning of our foray into growing professionally, eventually you hear someone say “So and so grows using organic methods but they are not certified”.  Then it is usually followed up with "They say...

On The Farm...

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday June 24, 2014   -   By Phil

  All the crops are growing good despite the excess rain we've had. The CSA members are getting leaf lettuce, chard, beet greens, head lettuce (butterhead and crisphead), kale, radishes, kolarabi, snap peas, pac choi, asparagus and chinese cabbage....

Next to Love

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday June 17, 2014   -   By Brian

Work on a small farm primarily consists of manual labor and is a grueling proposition.  James Carville stated, “Next to Love, the greatest gift someone can give is their labor”.  Never has such a statement hit closer to home then what we experienced...

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The Exceptional (Pastured) Egg

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday June 12, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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7 Natural Ways to Control Cucumber Beetles

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday June 11, 2014   -   By Katie

So far the 2014 garden is off to a great start! At the end of May I shared a summary of what’s going well and what’s not-so-swell. At that time, the garden remained relatively pest-free. However in the short time since that post I’ve encountered to ...

About Us

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday May 29, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Welcome to Harvest Michigan! Our focus is to develop a thriving, regional 'Food Hub' for the (northern) Southeast Michigan region servicing Oakland and Macomb counties. We offer services through the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, and the Buying...

14 great Chemical Free dry rubs and seasonings for...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday May 27, 2014   -   By Arlene

Corn on the cob is available in some parts of this country now. So don't forget to use our Ultimate Salt Seasoning on it. Order now Have you tried out Lavender Sea Salt Rub on New York Strip Steak, Veal...

Fairview Orchard's Organic Avocados recently featu...

Blog: Fairview Orchards   -   Wednesday May 07, 2014   -   By Sean

Small Farm Food May 3rd, 2014 If you’ve been reading here long you know I’m a big advocate of local and small farm food. Just because I try to eat locally doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy food from afar. Growing up in Colombia gave me a taste for all...

Farm Love

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Monday May 05, 2014   -   By Brian

Farm Love Is...      The anticipation of working the soil after a long hard winter. Feeling the excitement and hope that spring brings with the change of season. When you lose chickens and you feel pangs of...

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M's Organic Sustainable Farm beginning New Farmer...

Blog: M's Organic Sustainable Farm   -   Sunday May 04, 2014   -   By MM

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When Life gives you Lemons, Make Limoncello!

Blog: Fairview Orchards   -   Thursday April 24, 2014   -   By Sean

The first time I ever tasted limoncello was a small batch made at a little pizzeria in Oakland, California where everything was sourced locally and made with lots of love and tradition.  The delicious lemon liqueur is a classic Southern Italian...

It is really easy to make Home Farm Herbery Gourme...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Arlene

It is really easy to make Home Farm Herbery Gourmet Linguica Sausage Seasoning and this recipe makes great Linguica Sausage.  You do not need a lot of equipment.  An old meat grinder will do or get your meat ground at the meat...

Scratch and Peck Feed

Blog: Scratch and Peck Organic Feed   -   Friday April 04, 2014   -   By Mama

        Scratch and Peck Non Gmo Organic Feed now available to our high desert community.  For more information please visit our site and take a peak.  We are also offering extra feed here below!   We have 3...

It is nice to be important

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Friday March 28, 2014   -   By Brian

Growing food is a humbling experience; it is also, physically demanding, intellectually challenging and incredibly stressful.  Above all else there needs to be an abundance of patience and perseverance.  Along with the work there is waiting,...

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First Ever Blog Post

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Friday March 28, 2014   -   By James

My first ever blog post!   I have been planning to do this for a while now, and just haven't had the extra time. For starters, I am a 36 year old male. Married to my wonderful wife of just over three years, with our 3 children ages 5,8,11.  We...

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